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Shortlist #1: Burnett & Hay’s Plundering the North

May 28, 2024 / Ariel Gordon / Book Prize

There are five books on the 2024 J.W. Dafoe Book Prize shortlist and today we’re going to highlight Kristin Burnett and Travis Hay’s Plundering the North: A History of Settler Colonialism, Corporate Welfare, and Food Insecurity (University of Manitoba Press). Here’s a Q&A with Burnett and Hay. 1) What were your goals for this book? The research […]

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Shortlist display at McNally’s in Winnipeg!

May 26, 2024 / Ariel Gordon / Book Prize

So if you’re in Winnipeg, McNally Robinson Booksellers has created a display of the 2024 J.W. Dafoe Book Prize shortlist at their Grant Park stores. We appreciate their broad support of reading and writing and of the J.W. Dafoe Book Prize! More about the bookstore: “McNally Robinson is an independent bookseller: family-oriented, committed to the […]

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Dafoe Book Prize Shortlist 2024

May 9, 2024 / Ariel Gordon / Book Prize

The J.W. Dafoe Foundation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2024 J.W. Dafoe Book Prize. The winner of the prize, now valued at $12,000, will be named June 10. 2024 Shortlist Leo Baskatawang. Reclaiming Anishnaabe Law: Kinamaadiwin Inaakonigewin and the Treaty Right to Education. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press. Ed Broadbent with Frances […]

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Meet the 2024 Jurors!

April 10, 2024 / Ariel Gordon / Book Prize

The John Wesley Dafoe Foundation is pleased to introduce the jurors for 2024 J.W. Dafoe Book Prize! This year, Dale Barbour, Catherine Cook, and Gregory Mason will be selecting a longlist, shortlist, and winner, to celebrate forty years of the prize. A ten-book longlist and five-book shortlist will be announced in the coming weeks, with […]

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